For nearly two years, Dep. Mickey Gilbertson of the Dawson County Sheriff's Office has been suffering from kidney problems and is in the process of receiving a much-need transplant.
On June 6, the Bowen Center for the Arts in downtown Dawsonville held a reception for its current exhibit, "For Men Only."
American families -both insured and uninsured - are struggling with rising health care costs, and as the economy declines, the number of uninsured is expected to rise.
Dawson Community News and the Dawson County Board of Commissioners invite the community to the inaugural Dawson Day Thunder in the Sky Fireworks Extravaganza Independence Day Celebration July 3 at Rock Creek Park.
Arriving from Dalton with his family before sunrise Saturday morning, Christian Gillespie planned to hook "the big one" during the annual Kids Fishing Rodeo at Amicalola Falls State Park.
Two men are being hailed as heroes after they rescued a teenager from drowning in Lake Lanier over the Memorial Day weekend.
A lot of folks in Dawson County like their cars.
A large crowd gathered Monday in Veterans Memorial Park to pay tribute to those who gave their lives in service to the country.
For many, Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer - a time when the pools open and the lake fills with boaters from across the region.
Keziah Newton couldn't be bothered last Friday afternoon.
Weather may have moved the event indoors, but it couldn't rain on Dawson County's 13th annual Relay For Life.
A Marble Hill businessman was killed Sunday afternoon when his motorcycle was struck by a sport utility vehicle just west of Dawsonville.
Saturday was an average day for Dawson County High School junior Jeff Fedoruk.
Pete Taylor, chief of staff for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Mobile District, said last Tuesday night he was excited about federal stimulus funding for an updated water manual.
Friends and family are mourning the loss of a Dawsonville father of four who died early Saturday in an accident at a Texas hotel.
Area residents could get a taste of winter weather this holiday week.
Instead of traveling with elves by sleigh, Santa arrived in Dawsonville last year with smiling men and women dressed in leather jackets and riding motorcycles.
With the burn ban in Dawson County lifted and a fair amount of rain the past few months, residents have been burning leaves and other trash in their yards more frequently.
Georgia State Patrol Post 37-Cumming is accepting gifts for the Marine Corps' annual Toys for Tots drive.
The local Alliance of Churches is expecting several hundred dinner guests for the annual community Thanksgiving feast at the Lakeview Center next week.
Residents living in Dawson County's Chestatee neighborhood hope to spread cheer this holiday season by donating turkeys to the local food pantry.
Work to smooth the traffic flow around Dawsonville's downtown square is complete.
Hundreds of local children will wake up Christmas morning to find presents under their trees thanks to dozens of volunteers determined to make holiday wishes come true.
A local man was flown to an Atlanta hospital Monday afternoon after he suffered serious injuries in a farming equipment accident.
An area residential facility for women battling addiction and mental health issues recently moved its popular store into the former Outdoor Traditions building at Ga. 400 and Hwy. 136 in Dawsonville.
Come spring, kids of all ages will be able to enjoy a new water feature at Rock Creek Park after commissioners last week approved a proposal by the local Rotary Club to donate a splash pad.
Luke Holmes may just be 7, but he understands the sacrifices servicemen and women make for his country.
Work is expected to begin this week on reshaping the roads around Dawsonville's historic courthouse into a true roundabout.
An area nonprofit is holding the grand opening of its new thrift store location this weekend.
Everyone knows a jerk, even if they don't want to single out who it is. But one native Georgia author is calling out the nefarious folks in the state's history.